THE ADVANCED ON CYCLE OFF CYCLE STACK
WHAT IS THE ADVANCED ON CYCLE OFF CYCLE STACK?
+1 BOTTLE OF LJ100
+1 BOTTLE OF AR1MACARE PRO
+1 BOTTLE OF SUP3R PCT
+1 BOTTLE OF EP1C UNLEASHED TRANSDERMAL
+1 BOTTLE OF DERMASTRENGTH UNLEASHED TRANSDERMAL
HOW DO I TAKE THE ON CYCLE OFF CYCLE STACK?
AR1MACARE PRO- TAKE 4 CAPSULES 2X DAILY WITH MEALS DURING THE COURSE OF YOUR CYCLE.
LJ100- TAKE 2-3 CAPSULES DAILY WITH MEALS DURING THE COURSE OF YOUR POST CYCLE THERAPY.
SUP3R PCT- TAKE 5 CAPSULES 2X DAILY WITH MEALS DURING THE COURSE OF YOUR POST CYCLE THERAPY.
EP1C UNLEASHED- TAKE 1 PUMP (2)x DAILY ON DRY SKIN ONLY.
DERMASTRENGTH UNLEASHED- TAKE 1 PUMP (2)x DAILY ON DRY SKIN ONLY.
Olympus Labs’ mission is to continually bring only the highest quality, clinically dosed products to the sports nutrition market. And LJ100Ⓡ is no exception. When assessing the field of libido boosting and male virility enhancing ingredients, one source rose to the top Tongkat Ali. Tongkat Ali (eurycoma longifolia jack) or Longjack, also known as Malaysian ginseng, is an herb that has been used extensively for its aphrodisiac qualities.
Supplementing with LJ100Ⓡ can:
● Increase sports performance
● Promote anabolic state
● Reduce catabolic state
● Maintain normal high free testosterone level
● Increase sexual function
● Decrease stress and elevate levels of mood
Why choose Olympus Labs LJ100Ⓡ?
Olympus Labs LJ100Ⓡ contains the only patented, clinically backed Tongkat Ali extract. Do not be fooled by inferior or cheap crude extracts.
When it comes to Tongkat Ali, there is no other option but Olympus Labs LJ100Ⓡ it is the only longjack extract backed by over 14 human studies!
In fact, LJ100Ⓡ is protected by a worldwide patent for treatment of sexual dysfunction and
male fertility, developed by the esteemed Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the
Government of Malaysia. Each capsule provides 100 mg of LJ100Ⓡ standardized eurycoma longifolia extract, providing 40% glycosaponins, 28% bioactive eurypeptides, 30%
polysaccharides, and 0.8% eurycomanone. Additionally, the World Health Organization
(WHO) has deemed LJ100Ⓡ as having no toxicity, and LJ100Ⓡ also has GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) approval. If it doesn’t say LJ100Ⓡ, you’re not getting the best!
High quality extraction
LJ100Ⓡ is produced using a patented extraction technology using a high temperature, high
pressure, reverse osmosis water extraction method. LJ100Ⓡ also uses an ultrafiltration process, and freeze dried technology, without any added filler, so that you get more of what
you want, and less of what you don’t want. Additionally, LJ100Ⓡ is a 100:1 extract meaning that you get 100x more of the active components than found in whole plant extract.
Tongkat ali has been studied extensively for increasing sex drive and treating infertility. The
literature to support its mechanism of action demonstrates that it works through multiple
pathways, including through the influence of free testosteroneSHBG and aromatase activity.
The bioactive eurypeptides found in LJ100Ⓡ have been suggested to impact SHBG, or the
sex hormone binding globulin the protein which inhibits the circulation of free testosterone by
binding it up making your body’s testosterone unavailable to unleash its anabolic effects.
Additional research has also demonstrated that one of the components of LJ100Ⓡ, eurycomanone, also has a potent antiestrogenic effect. In vitro studies on leydig cells
demonstrated a dosedependent increase in testosterone production, as well as inhibitingaromatase at levels similar to formestane. The combined effects of LJ100Ⓡ poise this supplement to be the perfect key to unlocking your anabolic potential and your sexual prowess!
You might be asking yourself, as good as this sounds often times basic research does not
translate into real world effects, so how does LJ100Ⓡ stack up when studied in human populations? Well, LJ100Ⓡ has this covered in spades. Again, this is the only patented,
clinically backed Tongkat Ali which has been studied in several human trials.
Effects on human sports performance and healthy populations:
In a pilot study involving 14 healthy men (7 longjack, 7 placebo) on a strength training
program, significant increases in lean body mass from 52.26 kg to 54.39 kg, and arm
circumference measurement from 30.87 to 32.67 cm, were found in the group receiving
treatment with 100 mg of longjack, but not in the placebo (PBO) group. And while both
treatment groups found a significant increase in strength, assessed by 1 rep max (1RM),
treatment with longjack led to a greater increase vs PBO.
In a study of 30 male cyclists participating in an endurance mountain bike event, LJ100Ⓡ reduced salivary cortisol levels by 32.3% compared to placebo and resulted in 16.4% higher
testosterone levels compared to placebo, suggesting that supplementing with LJ100Ⓡ may help promote an overall “anabolic” hormonal state during endurance exercise.
In a 5 week study of elderly men and women, supplementation with LJ100Ⓡ resulted in significant increases in total and free testosterone concentrations and muscular force as
assessed by handgrip strength, in both men and women. Regarding testosterone levels, total
and free testosterone increased in females by 48.6% and 122%, respectively. Men exhibited
increases by 15.1% and 61.1%, respectively. As SHBG declined significantly in female
subjects, the study suggested that the increase in free testosterone by LJ100Ⓡ may in part be through this mechanism.
A 12week study in 109 healthy men aged between 30 and 55 years of age assessed the
effects of LJ100Ⓡ on quality of life and sexual health parameters. Specifically, treatment with
LJ100Ⓡ resulted in significant improvement in reports of physical functioning and report of
general health, erectile functioning, and sexual satisfaction scores. And for a subgroup of
patients assessed by seminal fluid analysis, there was a significant increase in both volume
and motility, again supporting LJ100Ⓡ as a potent libido and virility booster.
A separate 4 week study in 63 men and women under moderate stress, found that daily
supplementation with LJ100Ⓡ led to decreases in Tension (−11%), Anger (−12%), and
Confusion (−15%), along with reductions in the salivary levels of cortisol (−16%) and
increases in testosterone (+37%). Authors concluded that supplementation with LJ100Ⓡ could be effective in reducing daily stress, “as well as the stress of dieting, sleep deprivation, and
Studies of LJ100Ⓡ for infertility:
Several studies have also been performed in men being treated for infertility. Specifically, a
study in 75 men with idiopathic male infertility demonstrated significant improvement in
seminal parameters, and in an additional study in patients with lateonset hypogondasim,treatment with LJ100Ⓡ led to a normalization of serum testosterone concentrations from 35.5% of patients to 90.8% of patients. Mean serum testosterone also rose from 5.66 nm to 8.31 nm, an average increase of 46.8%, which was highly significant.
With accumulating evidence in sports performance, both healthy and infertile populations
across parameters of sexual health, testosterone, and wellbeing, and substantial studies in
animal models (not reviewed here), LJ100Ⓡ is a promising supplement for many different
types of people and for different goals, in both men and women. Remember, LJ100Ⓡ is the
only patented form of Tongkat Ali, studied in multiple clinical trials to support its efficacy! Do not accept imitations!
Olympus Labs is proud to bring you the best source of tongkat ali for all of your health and
wellness needs! Olympus Labs. Innovation. Value. Results.
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As a dietary supplement, take two to three capsules daily while on cycle. Cycle LJ100® by taking it for five days, followed by two days off, before starting another cycle.
Consult your physician prior to use if you have or are at risk for high blood pressure, heart, kidney, thyroid, prostate or psychiatric disease, including anxiety, depression, seizure disorders, strokes or any other medical condition. Consult your physician prior to use if you are taking any other medications. Do not exceed the maximum dosage suggested of three capsules in any single given 24 hour period of time. Discontinue use if you experience rapid heartbeat, dizziness, vomiting, or other similar symptoms. Keep out of reach from children.
This is the beginning of an evolution. This is the beginning of a revolution. This is the Olympus Labs REvolution.
Once again, Olympus Labs is setting the standard for what a true over the counter post-cycle therapy (PCT) product should be. No more needing to purchase multiple products to be stacked together. With SUP3R PCT, we’ve made it simple and easy to protect your gains, and bring your libido and hormone levels back to where they need to be. This process of restoring homeostasis is critical to achieve rapidly after your cycle, to ensure that suppression is minimized and that all of that hard work was not wasted! SUP3R PCT is specifically designed with ingredients proven to work in the post cycle environment. SUP3R PCT is the most versatile and complete Post Cycle Therapy supplement. Period.
SUP3R PCT offers:
- Estrogen elimination
- Prolactin elimination
- Natural testosterone boosting
- Anti-oxidant support
- Liver support
How does SUP3R PCT provide all of the benefits for your PCT needs? By offering a staggering amount of ingredients at the right doses, hitting every angle to ensure a boost in your natural testosterone levels, decreases in estrogen and prolactin, and a jumpstart to healthy liver function. No longer do you need to purchase multiple products and spend countless dollars to get it right. With SUP3R PCT we’ve simplified the process.
Multi-Modal Aromatase Inhibition Complex
The start of the perfect PCT begins by ensuring that estrogen levels are kept in check by inhibiting the aromatase enzyme. SUP3R PCT provides 1000 mg of Trans-resveratrol, 600 mg of E. cottonii extract, and 75 mg of Androst 3,5-dien-7,17-dione.
Trans-resveratrol is a polyphenolic compound known to most as the cardioprotective component of red wine. In fact, resveratrol has been shown to improve heart functioning and lower LDL levels when supplemented in patients following a heart attack. While these benefits should not be overlooked, resveratrol was included in this complex because of its anti-aromatase activity, demonstrated in vitro, both at transcription and enzymatic levels. We have also added Eucheuma cottonii (E. cottonii), a red seaweed rich in polyphenols, which has been shown in an animal model to be more effective than tamoxifen in inhibiting tumor growth (indicating selective estrogen receptor modulator [SERM]-like properties), with less toxicity in the liver and kidneys. And of course, rounding out this complex is the well-known aromatase inhibitor, arimistane (Androst 3,5-dien-7,17-dione).
Multi-Modal Testosterone Enhancement Matrix
Additionally, in order to increase endogenous levels of testosterone, SUP3R PCT comes loaded with 4 ingredients demonstrated to support healthy testosterone levels and boost your libido! First, we have included the efficacious, clinically studied dose (3.12 g) of sodium D-aspartic acid (DAA) which in a clinical trial of 23 men demonstrated significant increases in LH by 33% and serum testosterone by 42% in just 12 days. Additionally, sodium DAA was shown to increase testosterone and improve sperm quality and motility, as well as enhance fertility rates, in infertile men. It is important to note that most other DAA-containing products do not use the correct form which was used in the clinical studies above – the clinically effective form is sodium DAA. This is key when examining studies claiming to have no benefit.
Additionally, we have added 1200 mg of Fadogia Agrestis PE, 700 mg of Bulbine natalensis, and 500 mg of Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium) PE. Fadogia Agrestis is an herb used anecdotally to treat male impotence, which has been shown to increase sexual behavior and increase serum testosterone levels in a dose-dependent manner. Bulbine natalensis has also demonstrated similar prosexual stimulatory properties, increasing sexual behavior and levels of serum testosterone and luteinizing hormone.
PDE5 inhibitors are a well-known class of drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction. Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium) has long been used for its pro-erectile effects, due to it being a specific PDE5 inhibitor. Horny Goat Weed also increases expression of nNOS and iNOS, which also interact with the PDE5 pathway to increase erectile functioning. As illustrated above, the combination of these 4 ingredients will not only work together to increase testosterone levels, but also enhance libido and sexual function through multiple pathways as well.
Dual Support Prolactin Care Matrix
In addition to decreasing estrogen and increasing testosterone, we have further optimized the hormonal environment during your PCT by reducing prolactin, with the inclusion of 300 mg of Mucuna pruriens (standardized to a minimum of 99% L-dopa) and 150 mg of vitamin B6, two ingredients with a wealth of clinical data to support their efficacy.
In a clinical study of 150 men, supplementation with mucuna pruriens improved spermatogenic parameters, significantly increased serum levels of testosterone and LH, decreased FSH and prolactin levels, mediated by an increase in dopamine levels, perhaps in part due to the high concentration of L-dopa and its metabolites.
Dual Support Mineral Recovery Matrix
We have also added magnesium oxide (450 mg) and zinc aspartate (35 mg) as part of a mineral recovery matrix, as research has shown that those with deficiencies in these two minerals may benefit, as they impact testosterone levels.
Quercetin, a well-known bioflavanoid found in many fruits and vegetables, has anti-oxidant properties and has been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory effects and act as a scavenger of free radicals. SUP3R PCT includes 60 mg per serving.
To support healthy liver function, we’ve also included 150 mg of N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC), the well known antidote to acetaminophen overdose. High doses of acetaminophen causes a loss of glutathione with increased formation of reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen species. This oxidative stress can be seen in prohormone use. NAC increases glutathione and decreases the formation of ROS.
To top it all off, we included 5 mg of BioperineⓇ to enhance the bioavailability of our potent matrices, ensuring that you get more of what you need, when you need it. In fact, BioperineⓇ has been found to increase resveratrol exposure to 229% and maximum serum concentration (Cmax) to 1544% vs resveratrol alone.
Olympus Labs knows when dealing with your PCT it is important to get it right and restore balance quickly. There’s no room for error or inferior, underdosed products. You need to cover every angle to ensure that you are back on the road to recovery in record time. With SUP3R PCT, we’ve removed the guess work, providing the most comprehensive matrices designed to eliminate estrogen and prolactin, boost natural testosterone levels, and help protect your liver.
SUP3R PCT is the only fully transparent, clinically dosed product that delivers on both value and complete coverage. A new dawn is born. it is time for the REvolution where man can forge his own destiny!
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At Olympus Labs, we are constantly striving to provide the very best supplements possible, to cultivate the next generation of Demigods. With every generation, evolution must occur. And to that end, we continue to evolve as well. To facilitate this purpose, we have improved upon the industry leading, “on cycle” therapy supplement, Ar1macare Pro, to provide even better protection and support. Similar to its predecessor, it is an all-in-one formula featuring five potent matrices to maximize your gains. As you would expect from Olympus Labs, Ar1macare Pro contains the ideal doses of these compounds to aid your metamorphosis into a Demigod. Olympus Labs is proud to bring you, the evolution of Ar1macare Pro!
- Healthy liver support
- Estrogen elimination
- Prolactin elimination
- Hormonal optimization
- Healthy cardiovascular support
Dual Support Anti-Aromatase Complex
Ar1macare Pro features not one, but two anti-aromatase compounds, Androst 3,5-dien-7,17-dione at 50 mg and Abieta-8,11,13-trien-18-oic acid at 100 mg to eliminate estrogen and provide cortisol control.
Both of these ingredients are proven to inactivate aromatase. Unlike competing products, our anti-aromatase matrix provides sufficient doses of each ingredient to avoid the need for multiple products for adequate estrogen blocking.
Liver Fortification Matrix
Even more impressive is our liver fortification matrix, including 1200 mg of NAC, 200 mg Celery Seed and 200 mg of Tudca.
NAC is well known to be the antidote to acetaminophen overdose. High doses of acetaminophen causes a loss of glutathione with increased formation of reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen species. This oxidative stress can be seen in prohormone use. NAC increases glutathione and decreases the formation of ROS. However, the main cause of liver damage from methylated compounds is caused by cholestasis otherwise known as bile back-up. We have included a hefty dose of Tudca, a proven liver care agent, which has been shown to be able to treat cholestasis.
Celery seed has two functions; one as an antihypertensive compound and the other as a liver protector. This potent liver care matrix is beneficial both on-cycle and post-cycle which makes Ar1macare Pro more versatile than any other on cycle support on the market. It can be also stacked with another Olympus Labs product, TUDCA, for heavier cycles.
Hormonal Optimization Matrix
Most other companies would stop there, but not Olympus Labs. We included 10 mg of DHB (6’7 dihydroxybergamottin) and 5 mg of Bioperine.®
DHB inhibits CYP3A4, an enzyme found in the liver and intestine that oxidizes small molecules, basically decelerating the metabolization of methylated compounds in order to optimize testosterone levels. We paired it with Bioperine® for increased absorption.
Comprehensive Prolactin Control
We also included a blend of 600 mg Vitex Agnus Castus, 300 mg Mucuna Pruriens and 150 mg P-5-P, specifically tailored to control prolactin levels.
A placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study of 97 patients suffering from cyclical mastalgia concluded that A. castus can be considered as an efficient alternative phytotherapeutic agent in the treatment of mastalgia. In another study in 8 healthy subjects, a single dose of pyridoxine produced significant rises in peak levels of immunoreactive growth hormone (GH) and a significant decrease of plasma prolactin while serum glucose, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and thyrotropin (TSH) were not altered significantly.
In a study of 75 infertile men, mucuna pruriens significantly improved serum testosterone, LH, dopamine, adrenaline, and noradrenaline levels. In addition, in a study comparing L-dopa and pyridoxine, both agents were found to have similar levels of inhibition of GH secretion. These results suggest a hypothalamic dopaminergic effect of pyridoxine.
Cardiovascular Care Matrix
To round out this already impressive formula we assembled a blend of ingredients to support cardiovascular function; 1200 mg of Red Yeast Rice, 600 mg of Grape Seed Extract, 600 mg of Beta Vulgaris Extract, 200 mg of Pine Bark Extract, 150 mg of CoEnzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and 20 mg of Policosanol.
Policosanol is known for it’s ability to breakdown low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which is the bad kind, and can also decrease cholesterol production in the liver.
Grape seed extract (GSE) is an antioxidant that has been found to possess a broad spectrum of biological, pharmacological and therapeutic activities against free radicals and oxidative stress. Furthermore, nine randomized, controlled human trials concluded GSE significantly lowered systolic blood pressure and heart rate, with no effect on lipid or C-reactive protein levels.
CoQ10 has been found to improve several cardiovascular functions, including blood pressure, serum lipoprotein concentrations (HDL & LDL) and triglycerides. Red yeast rice is another ingredient shown to lower cholesterol. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial, 52 physicians and their spouses exhibited a 22% decrease in LDL cholesterol and 15% in total cholesterol versus a negligible reduction in the control group.
Beta Vulgaris extract, better known as beetroot extract, is a powerful antioxidant used in medical treatment of liver diseases and shown to lower blood pressure. Beetroot extract is also included in many supplements because it has performance enhancing effect in athletes.
It is clear from the aforementioned formula that Ar1macare Pro covers every angle to augment your cycle. The dual anti-aromatase complex will eradicate estrogen and the hormonal optimization matrix will further modulate testosterone levels. Ar1macare Pro will ensure your liver is protected with the liver fortification matrix. You will also benefit greatly from the comprehensive prolactin control and unmatched cardiovascular care matix. In true Olympus Labs fashion, these five matrices are all perfectly dosed to provide the best all-in-one cycle support product on the market, leaps and bounds ahead of the competition. Are you ready to become a Demigod? So then what the he** are you waiting for? Get it now!
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The vast majority of supplement companies continue to release underdosed and unproven products. They attempt to deceive the consumer with outlandish claims and snazzy marketing campaigns. When the consumer eventually catches on to these companies act, supplement companies then revert to other duplicitous tactics, redesigning their container labels but they fail to make any meaningful changes to the actual product formula. Olympus Labs will not engage in such shady practices. We are committed to providing Innovation, Value and Results for the DemiGod Nation.
To hold true to that commitment the DemiGod R&D team is continuously striving to bring the most effective products to the supplement market. That process includes evaluating our own product lineup to determine whether any enhancements can be made based on new research, technologies, and or delivery systems. Case in point, was the impressive improvement we made to our (-)-epicatechin product, EP1C, with the release of EP1C UNLEASHED. Olympus Labs developed an exciting new delivery system, PhytoFUSETM, to increase the bioavailability and absorption of (-)-epicatechin. EP1C UNLEASHED established PhytoFUSETM as the premier methodology to increase the bioavailability and absorption of nutraceuticals ingredients, especially herbal ingredients and their extracts which tend to have poor absorption in the body.
The feedback from EP1C UNLEASHED has been exceptional, especially from non-responders to standard (-)-epicatechin. With the successful implementation of the PhytoFUSETM technology a wealth of possibilities was UNLEASHED. Join us DemiGod nation as Olympus Labs embarks on a revolution in supplementation with the PhytoFUSETM Series. The PhytoFUSETM Series will be a suite of supplements that embrace our commitment to Innovation and accomplishing the unimaginable!
Olympus Labs is proud to present the next wave of the PhytoFUSETM Series with STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED as another natural option to unearth your true anabolic potential. STR3NGTH UNLEASHED is the sequel to STR3NGTH, the capsule product featuring 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin. While STR3NGTH represented a key development in the field of natural anabolics, at Olympus Labs we knew that the efficacy could be enhanced if only its bioavailability and absorption could be increased. To realize that objective, STR3NGTH UNLEASHED utilizes absorption enhancers with the now proven PhytoFUSETM technology to further enhance the bioavailability of Laxogenin. DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED contains the same active ingredients, but in a transdermal version.
Not only does PhytoFUSETM technology help with absorption & bioavailability, but it also helps with distribution of the phytoFUSED ingredient in the body!
It will now be possible to realize the full potential of 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin; increased strength, glucose uptake into the muscles and protein synthesis resulting in improved body composition. But that’s not all, it is believed Laxogenin can provide cortisol control, improve thyroid function and improve joint function. Do not be deterred from a prior experience with Laxogenin. There was doubt when EP1C UNLEASHED was released, but no longer! Olympus Labs converted the non-believers and the next wave in the PhytoFUSETM Series will correct the injustice that is found in the poor bioavailability and absorption of other laxogenin products.
STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED are here to UNLEASH the TRUE potential of this potent ingredient. It is totally understandable to get excited, Olympus Labs has accomplished another unthinkable feat and you, fellow DemiGod, are the benefactor. Get ready to obliterate the barriers to success and UNLEASH your TRUE STR3NGTH!
- Extreme Strength Gains
- Fuller Muscles
- Cortisol, Thyroid and Glucose Control
- Joint Repair
- Enhanced Absorption
5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin is a steroidal sapogenin isolated from Smilax sieboldi, a spirostanic analogue of the brassinosteroid. Brassinosteroids are plant-derived polyhydroxylated derivatives of 5a-cholestane, structurally similar to cholesterol-derived animal steroid hormones and insect ecdysteroids. They are found in small quantities in plants and foods such as pollen, seeds, and leaves. They are similar to animal steroids but function very differently at the cellular level. Plant brassinosteroids signal through a cell surface receptor kinase-mediated signal transduction pathway while animal steroid hormones act through the nuclear receptor family of transcription factors.
Brassinosteroids have a wide array of physiological and pharmacological effects in animals and insects including modulation of protein synthesis and carbohydrate metabolism. Research in animals suggest that brassinosteroids can stimulate protein synthesis and inhibit protein degradation in part by inducing Akt phosphorylation. Akt is a serine/threonine kinase that signals downstream of growth factor receptors and phosphoinositide-3 kinase PI3K. Akt stimulates glucose uptake, glycogen synthesis, and protein synthesis via Akt/mTOR and Akt/GSK-3β signaling networks and inhibits apoptosis and protein degradation in skeletal muscle by inactivating FoxO transcription factors leading to increased lean mass. In addition, unlike mammalian steroids, brassinosteroids are not hampered by androgenic side effects.
An animal study was conducted to assess the efficacy of the brassinosteroid, 28-Homobrassinolide (HB) on L6 rat skeletal muscle cells (EC50 4 μM). Oral administration of HB (20 or 60 mg/kg/d for 24 d) to healthy rats fed normal diet (protein content 23.9%) increased food intake, body weight gain, lean body mass, and gastrocnemius muscle mass as compared with vehicle-treated controls. The effect of HB administration increased slightly in animals fed a high-protein diet (protein content 39.4%). Both oral (up to 60 mg/kg) and subcutaneous (up to 4 mg/kg) administration of HB showed low androgenic activity and no direct binding to the androgen receptor in vitro. HB treatment was also associated with improved physical fitness of untrained healthy rats, as evident from a 6.7% increase in lower extremity strength, measured by grip test. In the gastrocnemius muscle of castrated animals, HB treatment significantly increased the number of type IIa and IIb fibers and the cross-sectional area of type I and type IIa fibers.
These findings suggest that oral application of HB triggers selective anabolic response with minimal or no androgenic side-effects and begin to elucidate the putative cellular targets for plant brassinosteroids in mammals. Furthermore, they indicate HB dose and time dependently stimulated protein synthesis and inhibited protein degradation in L6 rat skeletal muscle cells (EC50 4 μM), in part by inducing Akt phosphorylation (Fig.1 and Fig. 2)
Figure 1. Concentration and time-dependent effects of HB on protein synthesis and degradation in L6 rat myotubes.
Figure 2. HB increases Akt (Ser473) phosphorylation in L6 myotubes.
Unfortunately there is a lack of research and clinical trials on 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin itself which is why several companies make product claims for Laxogenin based on its steroidal pharmaceutical anabolic counterpart. Although Olympus Labs never made products claims for our Laxogenin products, STR3NGTH and DERMASTR3NGTH based on this other pharmaceutical anabolic data, we did have high hopes based on the data cited above. Since 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin has been available for a sufficient time period we were able to validate its efficacy as a bodybuilding supplement. Through anecdotal feedback we learned that actual results from STR3NGTH were similar to EP1C, where some users experienced modest strength increases while others experienced little to no results. Fortunately, the transdermal version, DERMASTR3NGTH yielded much better results but still did not coincide with the potential benefits based on the research on Brassinosteroids. We will seek to remedy that as we did with (-)-epicatechin by pairing Laxogenin with the proven PhytoFUSETM technology.
PhytoFUSETM – Enhanced Delivery System
STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED utilize a unique delivery technology, PhytoFUSETM, to enhance the bioavailability and absorption of 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin. On top of this they help with distribution of the phytoFUSED ingredient in the body! Olympus Labs does not spend copious amounts of money on marketing campaigns, instead we spend available funds on research like the substantial investment in the PhytoFUSETM delivery system. The results DemiGods have seen from EP1C UNLEASHED leave no doubt that PhytoFUSETM is an effective enhanced delivery system. What other company can claim that?
Research has shown that this method of delivery can enhance potency anywhere from 2x-6x! That means that STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED will be 200 – 600% more potent than any other Laxogenin product on the market! This enhanced delivery system, unique to Olympus Labs, utilizes specific lipids to complex with Laxogenin on a molecular level, allowing for greater solubility and enhanced bioavailability/absorption, helping to effectively shuttle the active ingredient to the intestines where it can be taken up while preventing degradation throughout the process. This means that more ingredient is delivered to the site where it can be utilized effectively, ready to be delivered to the bloodstream and flood your muscles with potent myogenic factors needed to transcend into becoming a demigod!
With the success of EP1C UNLEASHED, it was a no brainer to apply the PhytoFUSETM technology to other ingredients that are inhibited by poor bioavailability and absorption. Unbeknownst to us at the time we introduced EP1C UNLEASHED, we were embarking on the dawning of a new era of the PhytoFUSETM Series. STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED are here to unlock the TRUE potential of the potent ingredient, 5a-Hydroxy Laxogenin. Get ready to obliterate the barriers to success and UNLEASH your TRUE STR3NGTH!
Despite this exciting breakthrough, Olympus Labs will not relent, as you grow in the gym with STR3NGTH UNLEASHED and DERMASTR3NGTH UNLEASHED you can bet the PhytoFUSETM Series will grow. DemiGod nation, what will be the next TR1UMPH? Stay Tuned!
I TEST1FY that I will CONQU3R, I will ENDUR3, I will TR1UMPH, and UNLEASH the STR3NGTH needed to crush any barrier put forth before me!
Directions: As a dietary supplement take 2 capsules daily with meals.
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Once again, Olympus Labs has set the bar for the category of natural anabolics with its reformulation of EP1C – EP1C Unleashed!
We have not strayed from the core value of our highly praised product, EP1C, but have only improved upon it. EP1C Unleashed still provides the high quality (-)/- epicatechin backed by our 3rd party purity tested lab analysis that you should demand from your supplements. We have also added additional ingredients and the latest in delivery absorption technology to improve bioavailability of the product. This ensures that you get the most out of your experience and produces even better results!
EP1C Unleashed provides:
- Increased strength and power output
- Increased endurance / stamina
- Enhanced vascularity
- Fat oxidation
- Muscle growth and differentiation
- Overall health benefits
The key ingredient to EP1C Unleashed is the inclusion of (-)/- epicatechin, a flavanol found in cocoa seeds and green tea. While the health benefits of (-)/-epicatechin (Epi) have been known for centuries, recent research has demonstrated that this flavanol may be useful for treating the age-related decline in muscle mass and associated strength, or sarcopenia, due to its action as a myostatin inhibitor. You may be familiar with myostatin, as it is a protein involved in preventing the increase of muscle size and differentiation, so blocking its action would be beneficial to those seeking additional muscle mass. Initial studies demonstrated that administration of Epi for 5 days increased follistatin (which binds to and inhibits myostatin) by 2.5 times. And in a pilot study with human subjects treated for 1 week with Epi, changes to markers of muscle differentiation were demonstrated, in addition to increases in hand-grip strength. Specifically, the study with epi demonstrated that the ratio of follistatin/myostatin was increased by almost 50%!
But there are also several other benefits to Epi, including reduced cardiovascular risk, enhanced exercise capacity and enhanced oxidative capacity, as well as increased angiogenesis (ie, creation of blood vessel formation) and improved vascular functioning via a NOS-dependent mechanism. Importantly, recent findings with satellite cells – precursors of new muscle growth and differentiation – identified that nitric oxide is a key messenger for maintaining function and enhancing proliferation of these precursor cells. All of these properties make Epi a very promising myostatin inhibiting compound.
Another well-known polyphenol is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a constituent in tea that has been studied in a host of conditions, from weight loss to cancer to osteoarthritis and Alzheimer’s. In addition, EGCG has been investigated for potential influence on parameters of endurance and lipid oxidation. However, both Epi and EGCG suffer from the known problem of bioavailability, with absorption of oral Epi occurring at less than 50%. Many plant derived compounds are hampered by their poor oral bioavailability – meaning that the amount of active ingredient that your body is able to use after ingestion, may be very little, and in some cases too little to actually have the desired effect.
However, while the anti-oxidant properties of EGCG are beneficial, the inclusion in EP1C Unleashed was a two-fold strategic choice, as coadministration of other polyphenols with Epi has been shown to enhance its bioavailability. Specifically, research on gallate catechins, such as EGCG, has been shown to increase the intestinal absorption of Epi. But simply adding EGCG with Epi would not elicit enough of a change for the results we really want. So, we did not stop there, we had to provide something that no other company has done…
PhytoFUSETM – Enhanced Delivery System
EP1C Unleashed also utilizes a unique delivery technology, PhytoFUSETM, to further enhance the bioavailability of Epi. While the poor bioavailability of catechins has hampered use, PhytoFUSETM helps to overcome these issues. That’s right, we poured funding into the research & development and testing of a completely new delivery system. What other company can claim that? Research has shown that this method of delivery can enhance potency anywhere from 2x-6x! That means that EP1C Unleashed is 200 – 600% more potent than Epi alone! This enhanced delivery system, unique to Olympus Labs, utilizes specific lipids to complex with Epi on a molecular level, allowing for greater solubility and enhancing bioavailability, helping to effectively shuttle and prevent degradation en route to the intestines where it can be taken up. This means that more ingredient is delivered to the site where it can be utilized effectively, ready to be delivered to the bloodstream to flood your muscles with potent myogenic factors.
Real World Results
Once again, we could have just released this supplement at this point, confident on the research in the literature. But Olympus Labs drives results based on real world testing. We invested in independent alpha testing, to ensure that the changes made to our formula would pay off. And while we knew that the results of EP1C Unleashed were going to be positive, the results exceeded even our own expectations. In tester results, users reported breaking PR after PR, nearly unlimited endurance in between reps and sets, breezing through cardio, and enhanced vascularity. And this was from only a few days in. Additionally, significant body composition effects were very apparent on a bulk, a cut, and especially during a recomp phase. But don’t just take our word for it. Here are real results from some of our testers:
“Still noticing the same effects I have since the beginning. Increased sweat, endurance has been crazy, good pump and vascularity, muscle hardening. Seriously feeling like I barely need to rest at all when I sit the weight down. Muscles have been feeling fuller when reaching super compensation with my carb refeeds as well.” – carmineb1
“I started my 2 caps pwo and lol this stuff has now gone to borderline mild prohormone status for me. 10/10 pumps, great focus and just amazing strength.” – [email protected]
“Muscle Hardness/pump- 10/10 This is one of the very best attributes of this product in my opinion. I did not take a pwo and trained fasted for the majority of the run. The pumps I received were some of the very best I’ve ever had. Muscles would feel harder and full even into the next day… I started this log at 170lbs and ended at 177lbs for a solid 7lb gain!!!! This is an awesome gain to me for a natural product with very little body fat gain! Endurance was tenfold increased running this product. Workouts lasted longer with more reps and exercises. Felt like the energizer bunny all through the cycle!” – [email protected]
“The positives are still the same-DOMs, vascularity, endurance, fat loss/maintain strength and mass. If I had to make a direct comparison it would be very similar to [11-kt]” – Afi140
“For me [EP1C Unleashed] outshines mild ph’s (or not so mild) in the endurance department. Rest time in between sets is ridiculously short…never had that experience with any hormonal compound. For pumps it goes on par with mild ph’s… zero lethargy…which does happen to me on a lot of ph’s, aas.” – edje007
“So standouts this week have been two things, noticeable body composition and recovery. I trained 6 days this week and could have easily done the whole 7 no problems… Other mentioned things, volume and weights continuing to progress. Body composition wise, as I mentioned earlier in the week my waist size has significantly reduced… That is impressive, a natural supplement actually allowing me to increase my work load and causing fat loss and muscle gain simultaneously.” – NoAddedHmones
“This product most notable effect is tied between endurance and recovery. Both Are out of this world. Never had a supp provide the magnitude or even ball park it. I was able to consistently progressively over load in volume, weight( power days) and frequency over the entire course of the run. Effects kicked in within a few days and only got better. Other effects which are worth noting are the pumps. This was the only supp bar caffeine i used pwo and i was consistently achieving outrageous pumps. The GDA effect also is worth mentioning, talk about vein city after a large carb meal.” – NoAddedHmones
EP1C Unleashed is truly unlike any product that has come before it. While other companies may use deceptive marketing tactics to confuse the consumer, Olympus Labs will continue to innovate and provide the highest quality products, backed by independent third party verification, clinical science and real world results, to ensure that you can attain the physique that mere mortals only dream about.
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